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COVID-19: NCAC donates personal protective equipment to Nigeria Police 

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COVID-19: NCAC donates personal protective equipment to Nigeria Police 

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  to  the members of the Nigeria Police Force to enable them stay safe during the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.


NCAC’s Director-General, Mr Olusegun Runsewe, said the donation was a continuation of the council’s support for the fight against COVID-19  in a statement he made available to journalists on Tuesday in Lagos.

He said that it was also  to enhance the security of officers of the force who were often in the frontline of the fight.

The items donated by NCAC include:  locally-made customised face shields, regular face masks made of local fabric, hand sanitisers, liquid soap as well as information and communication materials.

Runsewe commended the gallantry of the police force and their commitment to the enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines.

He also commended the Inspector General of Police for directing  the members of the force to respect human rights in the discharge of their duties,most especially, during this fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

He appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for displaying exemplary leadership and commitment to the eradication of the pandemic.

The Inspector General of Police, represented by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operations,  Mr. Mojid Ali,  commended Runsewe and his management team for appreciating the efforts of the Nigerian Police Force in the fight against COVID-19.

The DIG noted that the donation by the  NCAC was yet another demonstration of his outstanding commitment to duty and to the development of the Nigerian nation.

He appealed to other well-meaning Nigerians to emulate the good gesture of the NCAC boss by assisting the police with similar donations.

It would be recalled that on April 23, Runsewe formally launched the COVID-19 personal protection equipment that was mass produced for distribution to people and institutions in the frontline in the fight against Coronavirus.

Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Peter Dada (NAN)

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